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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - James K. Polk
A new trial date has been set for James K. Polk, who is charged with capital murder in the 1993 fatal shooting of a Marion County woman.
The title of this book about the U.S-Mexican War (1846-47) gives away the author's bias. It is lifted from a statement Ulysses S. Grant made in 1867, 20 years after the war ended.
When all is said and done, perhaps it was destiny that Charlotte host the Democratic National Convention — and that its choice be controversial.
To indifferent students of American history, our 11th president, James Knox Polk, may seem to be just another of those semiobscure White House occupants of no particular distinction. However, as Robert W. Merry shows us, he deserves much more than that.
"The truth is," Polk wrote, "there is no patriotism in either faction … both desire to mount slavery as a hobby and secure the election of their favourite upon it."
"Please do not tell the country what Wilson is thinking," he said at his second news conference on March 22, 1913. "Tell Wilson what the country is thinking."